Sports

Local teams reunite for Boys & Girls Club hoop tourney

Clippers, Lions, Tigers, Novans meet for 42nd annual event
CUMBERLAND - During his tenure as the head coach of the North Smithfield boys' basketball team, T.J. Ciolfi didn't know much about the Boys & Girls Club of Cumberland-Lincoln's 42nd annual high... more

Three cheers for these national champs!

NP Jets' U15 cheerleaders win AYC title
NORTH PROVIDENCE - Winning the state title was nice. Capturing the regional competition was amazing. But taking home the American Youth Cheer National Championship? "It still feels like a dream,"... more

SRA, Shea eye return to basketball playoffs after season's absence

PAWTUCKET - It's been exactly 25 seasons since both St. Raphael Academy and Shea High found themselves not playing in the state tournament, and last Friday night, they took the floor for a non-league... more

KR Baseball Academy takes its cuts in Lincoln

Former major league reliever 'couldn't be happier' with Higginson Avenue facility
LINCOLN - It's been said that when one door closes, another opens, and in Ken Ryan's case, truer words were never spoken. After more than a decade of using 413 Central Ave. in Pawtucket as his... more

Young Tolman girls' team hopes to turn fortunes around in Div. III

PAWTUCKET - With another young team that contains only one senior, the Tolman High girls' basketball team has a rebuilding season ahead of itself, but the Tigers still hope to make the playoffs in... more

Gallagher girls pass two difficult tests with flying colors

Smithfield squad hikes record to 4-0, tops Lincoln, MSC
SMITHFIELD - Two weeks into the Northern Division season and all signs are pointing to the Gallagher Middle School girls' basketball team as the team to beat. Gallagher raised its record to 4-0 last... more

Blackstone-Millville teams tip off basketball seasons

Can young hoop squads reach playoffs?
BLACKSTONE - Despite having a young team with only two seniors and two juniors, the Blackstone-Millville Regional girls' basketball team hopes to return to the playoffs after a long absence from them... more

Johnston/NP squad belts Scituate

Tanguay, Threshier lead co-op hockey team to 12-0 rout
NORTH SMITHFIELD - North Providence freshman Brandon Tanguay produced the first four goals of his varsity career and added an assist on Saturday night to help guide the Johnston/North Providence co-... more

Skating lessons take place Saturdays at Lynch Arena

PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket & Providence Figure Skating Club is accepting signups for its Basic Skills Skating Program at Lynch Arena. Lessons are appropriate for either hockey or figure skating... more

New-look Sentinels await title defense

Boys' team returns to pool after magical state championship season
SMITHFIELD - The Smithfield High boys' swim team is coming into the 2014-2015 season as the defending Division I champions after producing a Cinderella year in just its fourth season as a high school... more

Woonsocket Whalers dunk Blue Marlins

YMCA swim team records 57 personal-best times in 350-242 win
WOONSOCKET - The Woonsocket YMCA Whalers delivered a strong performance last weekend in their second home meet of the season against the MacColl Field YMCA Blue Marlins, posting a 350-242 victory... more

Lightning's 4th-grade boys' basketball team captures Coventry Winter Jam title

COVENTRY - The Boys & Girls Club of Cumberland-Lincoln's Lightning 4th-grade boys' basketball team recently improved its record in Rhode Island Youth Basketball Association action to 6-1 by... more

Former CHS All-State wrestler Lariviere joins Fore Court staff

CUMBERLAND - Former Cumberland High wrestling standout Shaidai Lariviere has joined the staff at Fore Court Racquet & Fitness Club as a personal trainer and wrestling coach. Lariviere, a 2011 CHS... more

Lincoln's Asiedu lands All-N.E. soccer honor with Anchormen

PROVIDENCE - Emmanuel Asiedu, a 2011 graduate of Lincoln High and a senior midfielder on the Rhode Island College men's soccer team, was honored by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America... more

NCMS boys raise division record to 4-0

CUMBERLAND - The North Cumberland Middle School boys' basketball team ran its Northern Division record to 4-0 by posting a pair of lopsided victories on the road last week, topping Mount St. Charles... more

CYSA U12 boys turn tables on Pawtucket

Farley nets hat trick in 3-0 triumph NORTH SMITHFIELD - The Cumberland Youth Soccer Association's U12 boys' team produced its strongest game of the indoor season on Sunday afternoon, defeating a... more

CSP United U13 girls soar past Rhode Warriors, 3-0

NORFOLK, Mass. - The Cumberland Youth Soccer Association's CSP United U13 girls' soccer team improved to 3-1 by defeating the Rhode Warriors, 4-0, in indoor action at the Forekick Sports Complex. CSP... more

North Stars' Bantam Minors skate past Flames, Jr. Friars

WOONSOCKET - The West Shore Collision Woonsocket North Stars' Bantam Minor Selects team had a weekend to remember by skating past two quality opponents, the Minuteman Flames, 3-0, on Saturday at the... more

Nationwide wins Woonsocket YMCA thriller

WOONSOCKET - Elijah Mancini, Rodney Byrd, and Xavier Cudjo each scored over 20 points last weekend to help Nationwide Construction squeak out a thrilling 85-84 victory over EA Marcoux & Son in a... more

Haner Construction takes Northmen Hoops duel

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Kyle Haner scored 19 points and Devin Albino added 16 to help Haner Construction top Flash Powder Photo, 54-42, in an Upper Division contest of the Northmen Hoops' youth basketball... more

NorthWest U15 cheerleaders finish third at AYC nationals

LAKELAND, Fla. - The NorthWest Competitive Cheer U15 squad, which is made up of cheerleaders from Scituate, Foster, and Glocester, took third place in its age group at Saturday afternoon's American... more